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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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On the average, about how many cigarettes a day do you now smoke?*

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  Total
Respond.^
<10 cigaretts/per day 10-20 cigarettes/per day 20 cigs.(one pack)/per day More than 20 cigarettes/per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,337 884 28.6 26.4-30.9 1,024 31.4 29.2-33.7 969 26.3 24.4-28.4 460 13.7 12.0-15.5
-Rowan County 101 14 20.6 9.6-38.7 35 34.3 22.6-48.3 38 32.6 22.3-45.0 14 12.5 6.7-22.1
GENDER
Male 43 8 29.8 12.2-56.4 15 34.5 17.6-56.5 12 18.8 9.5-33.9 8 17.0 7.7-33.4
Female 58 6 8.9 3.9-19.3 20 34.1 21.1-50.0 26 50.2 35.2-65.2 6 6.8 2.6-16.6
RACE
White 86 7 5.7 2.6-12.1 30 39.8 26.8-54.3 35 38.9 27.2-52.1 14 15.6 8.6-26.9
Other 14 6 77.8 48.0-93.0 5 13.5 3.8-38.2 3 8.6 2.0-30.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 42 9 28.6 12.0-54.0 14 34.5 18.0-55.8 13 24.2 12.4-41.7 6 12.7 5.3-27.6
45+ 59 5 8.1 3.2-19.0 21 34.0 22.2-48.2 25 45.9 32.2-60.2 8 12.0 5.2-25.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 70 10 25.3 11.1-48.1 23 29.2 17.9-43.8 28 34.3 22.0-49.0 9 11.2 5.1-22.9
Some College + 31 4 8.9 2.9-24.1 12 46.8 23.0-72.2 10 28.7 12.6-52.9 5 15.6 5.5-37.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 82 10 13.4 6.7-24.9 31 41.8 28.5-56.4 30 33.2 22.2-46.4 11 11.7 5.9-21.9
$50,000+ 15 3 17.9 5.5-44.8 2 7.0 1.5-26.8 7 48.6 23.2-74.8 3 26.5 7.7-61.0

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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